‘Let us not fail Rohingya again’

29 August 2018 0

‘I am a mother, and I saw my children in the eyes of every single refugee child I met,’ says Cate Blanchett UN Refugee Agency goodwill ambassador Australian actress Cate Blanchett on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council not to fail Rohingya “again” as the minority Muslims have been enduring violence for a year. “I have heard the gut-wrenching accounts. Stories of grave torture, of women brutally violated, people who have had their loved ones Read More

Turkish envoy hails strong relations with South Africa

25 July 2018 0

Turkish president to attend BRICS summit in South Africa Turkey’s ambassador to South Africa praised brotherly relations between the two countries, ahead of BRICS summit which will be attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Turkey and South Africa go back a long way ,” Elif Comoglu Ulgen said, in an exclusive interview to Anadolu Agency. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa invited Erdogan at the summit as the term president of the Organization of Islamic Read More

‘Turkish patrols in Manbij give hope for homecoming’

19 June 2018 0

Security is leading problem in Manbij, and YPG terrorist group is same as Syrian regime soldiers, says Ibrahim Alhaji. Turkish soldiers patrolling in Manbij are giving locals hope that they can go back home, according to a prominent longtime resident of the northeastern Syria city. Ibrahim Alhaji, who served a decade as an undersecretary at Syria’s Justice Ministry after 12 years as a judge and prosecutor in Manbij, took refuge in Turkey after Daesh occupied Read More

MH17 downing: Dutch, Aussie hold Russia responsible

25 May 2018 0

Netherlands, Australia say they will seek compensation from Russia for downing Flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014 The Netherlands and Australia on Friday held Russia responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014 that killed all 298 people on board. “On the basis of the JIT’s conclusions, the Netherlands and Australia are now convinced that Russia is responsible for the deployment of the Buk installation that was used to Read More

Turkish doctors volunteer in Uganda

9 May 2018 0

Turkish doctors will train doctors, nurses and academics on orthopaedics in Uganda, a medical association said Tuesday. Doctors Worldwide said in a statement, the training will teach how to treat congenital hip dislocation and crooked foot disorders. The group has conducted similar training in more than 50 countries, it added. Ahmet Salduz, board member of Doctors Worldwide, said: “According to WHO, one in 1,000 children in the world and 2-3 per thousand in Africa are Read More

Turkey to perform 1 mln cataract surgeries in Africa

3 April 2018 0

Turkey to create an automatic control system to keep records of African patients, Health Ministry official says Turkey joins the Islamic Development Bank’s (IDB) health project in Africa by offering one million cataract surgeries, the country’s Health Ministry undersecretary Eyup Gumus said on Monday. “Turkey, one of the largest economy among Islamic nations, also provides eye examinations and 10 million free glasses,” he said at the official launch of the Second Generation of the Alliance Read More

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